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Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) 2023

Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA

25 - 29 Oct 2023

By Steven Mandaluff

The largest in-water boat show in the world is set to return to the sunkissed Florida coast when the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) takes place at the end of October.

Scheduled to run from 25-29 October 2023, FLIBS is spread across seven locations and features six miles of floating docks, showcasing something for everyone at the show.

All conceivable shapes, sizes and styles of yachts are on display from sleek sports yachts to stunning superyachts, and plenty of luxury yacht charters as well.

Around 100,000+ visitors make FLIBS the biggest on-water boat show in the world, and it is one that certainly never fails to deliver.

The main attractions

Superyachts at FLIBS

Annually showcasing around $4billion worth of yachts and nautical merchandise, FLIBS bristles with energy and excitement across its multiple locations, all easily accessible thanks to a seamless transport network.

The Bahia Mar Yachting Centre is the hub of the show, with everything from runabouts and toys and tenders to powerful sportfishing boats on display, but with well in excess of 1,000 exhibitors in attendance that only scrapes the surface. Each location has a different focus, and every year a large number of charter yachts are on show from some of the world’s most esteemed yacht builders.

Everything else

Men around food outlet at FLIBS

There is almost as much going on off of the water as there is on it at FLIBS and that is saying something! Live music, gourmet food, craft cocktails and endless entertainment are just a few of the side attractions constantly on offer.

For the ultimate in indulgence, the Windward VIP Experience gives access to an exclusive lounge with a prestige menu and open bar. Elsewhere there is a display of supercars, watersports demonstrations, and a host of talks, seminars and expos.

Chartering Florida and FLIBS

Sunset over bay in Florida

Florida is one of the most popular destinations to charter a yacht in the US, and with a buzzing social scene and wall-to-wall sunshine it is easy to understand why.

Located within easy reach of the Bahamas, and other American hotspots like Miami and Key West a yacht charter in Florida is equally suited to families and corporate gatherings.

To find out more about how you can incorporate a visit to FLIBS with your next Florida yacht charter, contact your preferred yacht charter broker.

Related yachts

The following 153 luxury yachts will be on show at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) 2023, including several charter yachts, please contact your preferred yacht charter broker if you would like them to visit the yacht.

* This is the number of guests for Quayside events and hospitality - not for sleeping overnight.

Zones are subject to change, check with your Charter Broker for the latest information.

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